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Definition of the noun medina

What does medina mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: medinas

  1. the ancient quarter of many cities in northern Africa
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • more generic word: quarter = a district of a city having some distinguishing character

Alternative definition of the noun medina


  1. The traditional, old or non-European area of a North African town.


  1. Medina is a modern city in the Hejaz region of western Saudi Arabia, and the capital of Al Madinah Province. An alternative name is Madinat Al-Nabi. The Arabic word madinah simply means "city". Before the advent of Islam, the city was known as Yathrib but was personally renamed by Muhammad.
  2. Medina mə-DY-nu is a city in Medina County, Ohio, United States. In 2009, CNNMoney named Medina the 40th most desirable American city to live in. The population was 26,678 at the 2010 Census. It is the county seat of Medina County.
  3. Medina is a city located in the Eastside, a region of King County, Washington, United States. Surrounded on the north, west, and south by Lake Washington, opposite Seattle, Medina is bordered by Clyde Hill and Hunts Point, as well as the satellite city of Bellevue. The city's population was 2,969 at the 2010 census. The city is mostly residential and includes Bill Gates' house.
  4. Medina is a village in the towns of Shelby and Ridgeway in Orleans County, New York, United States. The population was 6,065 at the 2010 census, making it the most populous municipality in the county. The village was named by its surveyor. It is part of the Rochester Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  5. Medina is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 4,892 at the 2010 census.
  6. Medina is a city in Gibson County, Tennessee. The population was 3,479 at the 2010 census.
  7. Medina is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 308 at the 2010 census. Medina was founded in 1899.
  8. Medina is a municipality and town of Colombia in the department of Cundinamarca.
  9. Medina is a town in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,235 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Deansville is located in the town.
  10. Medina is a small unincorporated community located entirely within the town of Dale in southwest Outagamie County, Wisconsin, United States. Medina is classified as a Class U6 Community by the USGS, being a populated place located wholly or substantially outside the boundaries of any incorporated place or CDP with a recognized authoritative common name.
  11. Medina a.k.a. Medina, West Virginia: Medina is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, West Virginia.

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Phrases with Medina

Phrases starting with the word Medina:

  1. Medina Ornata
  2. Medina barbata
  3. Medina Melania
  4. Medina Pygmaea
  5. Medina spinosa
  6. Medina Collaris
  7. Medina Cursoria
  8. Medina Elongata
  9. Medina Luctuosa
  10. Medina ouelleti
  11. Medina quinteri
  12. Medina Lateralis
  13. Medina Rubricosa
  14. Medina Cylindrica

Phrases ending with the word Medina:

  1. Baccha Medina
  2. Lobeza Medina
  3. Rolepa Medina
  4. Acolasis Medina
  5. Cicurina medina
  6. Ocyptamus Medina

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Medina

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Google previewAll The Queen's Men (2012)

by Linda Howard

John Medina is a living legend with the CIA, a shadowy specialist in Black Ops, those operations that are never openly funded, and the details of which never see the light of day.

Google previewTales of the castle: or, Stories of instruction and delight, tr. by T. Holcroft (1819)

by Stéphanie Félicité Brulart Genlis (comtesse de.)

Medina is a city of Arabia Felix, the name of...

Google previewTales of the Castle (1814)

Or, Stories of Instruction and Delight. Being Les Veillees Du Chateau by Stéphanie Félicité comtesse de Genlis

Medina is a city of Arabia Felix,the name of which signifies in Arabic, a city in general ; and here the city, by way of...

Google previewMoroccan Mystery (2008)

by Nancy Riley

Medina means city in Arabic, but in Morocco it is the name for the old walled quarters of a Moroccan town. The name...

The Marrakech medina is an exotic, medieval town within a town, an intricate maze of alleyways, passages and streets.

Google preview(Re)mapping the Latina/o Literary Landscape (2016)

by Cristina Herrera, Larissa M. Mercado-López

Pedro Medina is a young Peruvian author who resides in Miami, Florida.

Google previewBrain Rules: by Dr. John Medina | A 15-minute Key Takeaways & Analysis (2015)

12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School by Instaread

John Medina | A 15-minute Key Takeaways & Analysis Preview: John Medina is a developmental molecular biologist with a special interest in how the brain works.

Google previewReading Nuruddin Farah (2014)

The Individual, the Novel & the Idea of Home by F. Fiona Moolla

As has been noted above, Medina is the Somali Prometheus who challenges the authority of the Dictator. Oblomovism is Goncharov's explanation for the failed Bildung of the Russian people, why they cannot follow the precepts of the ...

Google previewTruth (2008)

Engagements Across Philosophical Traditions by David Wood, José Medina

For the record, although we share responsibility for each of the sections,José Medina is the primary author of the introductions to sections 1, 2, and 3, and David Wood of those to sections 4, 5, and 6.We co-wrote the General Introduction and ...

Google previewTunisia (2008)

by Ann Jousiffe

In recent years, however, the government has assumed more and more responsibility for keeping the medina intact. The medina is the old part of Tunis where you will find early monuments such as mosques, souks, khans and mederessas.

Google previewGhost Image (2015)

A Sophie Medina Mystery by Ellen Crosby

Sophie Medina is a bright new star readers are going to love.” —Charles Todd, New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Ian Rutledge and the Bess Crawford Mystery series “Elegant writing and a plot that twists and veers like ...

Google previewThe Girl Who Could Silence the Wind (2012)

by Meg Medina

Meg Medina is the author of the picture book Tía 244 Last ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Egypt (2013)

by Goldschmidt Jr.

from Mecca to Medina is the year 1, corresponding to 622 CE. Transliteration of Arabic names and ...

Google previewMuhammad in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia of the Prophet of God [2 volumes] (2014)

by Coeli Fitzpatrick Ph.D., Adam Hani Walker

Medina under Islamic Rule The Prophet Muhammad arrived in Yathrib in 622, making significant changes in the nature ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Religion (2011)

by Mark Juergensmeyer, Wade Clark Roof

Medina (also Madinah) is a city of more than 1 million inhabitants in the Hijaz ( western) region of Saudi Arabia. For Muslims, it is considered the second holiest city after Mecca. It was an important haven and base for the prophet Muhammad ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Islam (2003)

by Cyril Glassé, Huston Smith

MEDINA - MEHMET II The most famous figures in the Islamic science of medicine are ar-Razi (Rhazes), Ibn STna (Avicenna), Ibn Baytar, al-BlrunT. and Ibn Zuhr. See MARISTAN. Medina. The epithet al-Munawwarah, "the radiant", is usually ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Islam (2004)

by John L. Esposito

See also Bioethics Medina Second holiest city of Islam, to which Muhammad and early followers emigrated (hijrah) in 622 when persecuted by Meccans. and Muhammad's burial site. Originally known as Yathrib, it changed its name to "City of ...

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Scrabble value of M3E1D2I1N1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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